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September 2019 CWMN Report

The Neponset River makes a comeback with better E. coli, Phosphorus, and Dissolved Oxygen levels in September.

Thanks to Mass Environmental Trust

NepRWA now has $20,000 to help lead the Traphole Brook Restoration Project, thanks to a grant from the Massachusetts Environmental Trust!

Connections Improve the Watershed

Developing a network of greenways and blueways is one of the best ways to prepare our watershed to withstand the impacts of climate change.

August CWMN Update

Our August water quality results show the harmful effect that polluted stormwater runoff has on the river.

Keep Those Storm Drains Clear!

As you begin to rake your leaves, please consider that any leaves that are left on the pavement can clog storm drains and flood your neighborhood.

Drought or Not, Every Drop Counts

Drought may not be an issue in our region right now, but water shortages strike different areas at different times of year, so saving water is always important!

Are You Watering in the Rain, Again?

It’s inevitable – it’s either raining out, or it’s the first dry day after a three-day rain event, or rain is obviously imminent – and someone has their sprinkler system running.

Culvert Project Benefits Fish

White Suckers like the one in this video can have a hard time maneuvering through culverts. Neponset River Watershed Association Environmental Fellow, Andres Ripley, explains what NepRWA is doing to help.

Plan a Water Smart Garden

Flooding and droughts are getting more intense. For this reason, we should be planning our landscapes for weather extremes.